5 min. read. Were you able to join the BIDAcademy Knowledge Week? If your answer is yes, perfect! We celebrate and appreciate that you were part of the more than 16,000 people that registered for this event. If you were unable to do so, we have excellent news for you: all the sessions were recorded, and the knowledge materials are available for you to access them! Let's … [Read more...] about What happened during BIDAcademy Knowledge Week?
At the IDB, we classify knowledge products as follows: Open Source, Open Data, Courses, and Publications.
This tag brings together all the entries in Abierto al Público that touch on any of those categories of knowledge products. These articles are generally explanatory and compile relevant conclusions about the product being discussed.
4 min read. The term “human-centered technology” refers to the development of useful technology, and it involves the disciplines within the User Experience (UX) field, which study and practice the design of useful and user-friendly experiences. Together with cross-disciplinary teams, user experience designers explore, test and deliver the products and services that improve … [Read more...] about Creating human-centered technology for 2021 and beyond
The incorporation of environmental and social safeguards in development projects is sometimes a complex process. In the IDB we have used the methodology "What would you do?" to create a space for exchange, empathy and reflection, in order to generate conversations and strategies to help us better face the typical situations that can emerge in the course of a project. Imagine … [Read more...] about As a leader in Environmental and Social Safeguards, what would you do?
In the 21st century, having a university degree and/or a master’s degree is usually a basic requirement when applying to new jobs. The digital revolution encourages us to develop new skills and tools that help us become more competitive in our professional career growth. In addition, competing in the labor market is an increasingly demanding topic; if we do not continuously … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Learn Online? Six Reasons to Click
In the city of Veracruz, Mexico, the City Council implemented an open source platform that originated in the city of Buenos Aires. In this post, the team from Veracruz recounts their learning from adapting the tool to their local needs during implementation. Veracruz Obras has become yet another open-source digital tool for the Veracruz City Council that contributes to … [Read more...] about How Veracruz replicated the platform that opens public works